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Definition

A bribe. Not tea-water as literally translated.

Usage

Clerk before handing over file: Madam, kuch chai paani

Madam rolls her eyes and reaches into her purse.

Added 2011-07-07 by itsacharade

Region

All India

Related Terms

tea and biscuit

Terms referencing this

kharcha Paani